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Kenyan man drives hours to deliver water to drought affected wildlife
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Africans rising Kenyan man drives hours to deliver water to drought affected wildlife

Meet our hero of the week, Patrick Mwalua, a Kenyan man fighting to save vulnerable wildlife in the country’s drought affected region. Mwalua drives hours every day in the heat to bring water to wild animals in Tsavo National Park as famine continues killing more animals in Kenya’s game reserves. A crowd funding initiative on GoFundMe has been created to help fund the water delivery project. The campaign has raised well over $131,000 so far.

The Purple Flower Trees: Zimbabwe
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Lifestyle The Purple Flower Trees: Zimbabwe

Every year around September time, the streets of Harare with Jacaranda trees come alive when purple flowers blossom. It is one of the most beautiful things to see. Unfortunately for students, it is a sign that exams are around the corner. Nevertheless, Jacaranda trees are one of the simple things we should be grateful for.

Re-afforestation a Game Changer for Africa’s Sustainable Growth?
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Africans rising Re-afforestation a Game Changer for Africa’s Sustainable Growth?

In the last quarter of 2015 Africa joined the rest of the world in adopting the Agenda 2030 for sustainable development as well as the COP21 Paris agreement. As the most vulnerable region to climate change, these two crucial high level global strategic and policy decisions together with Africa’s own strategies, like the AU Agenda 2063, could set the continent on a growth path, guaranteeing food security, environmental resilience and economic inclusivity.